Southwestern Egg White Quesadilla


  • 1 cup (8 ounces) AllWhites, 100 percent liquid egg whites

  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained, rinsed

  • 1/3 cup grape tomatoes, quartered

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 2 (7 or 8-inch) whole-wheat tortillas, cut in half

  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) Pepper Jack cheese, shredded

  1. Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Heat over medium heat.

  3. Add Egg Whites.

  4. As eggs start to set, use spatula to lift edge, letting uncooked eggs flow to bottom of skillet.

  5. Cook until AllWhites are set but still moist.

  6. Stir in black beans.

  7. Cook one to two minutes or until beans are heated through.

  8. Sprinkle on tomatoes and cumin once eggs are cooked.

  9. Spray one side of each tortilla half with nonstick cooking spray.

  10. Place tortilla on cookie sheet, sprayed side down.

  11. Spoon about 1/2 cup AllWhites mixture on one side of each tortilla.

  12. Top each with 1 tablespoon cheese.

  13. Fold other half tortilla over mixture, pressing lightly to create quesadilla sandwich (quesadillas will be full).

  14. Heat broiler on HIGH.

  15. Broil two minutes, with quesadillas four to six inches from heat, or until tops are lightly browned.

  16. Carefully turn quesadillas over.

  17. Continue to broil one to two minutes or until other side is light golden brown.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 folded tortilla quesadilla sandwich)
Calories: 278
7 g
13 mg
648 mg
31 g
Dietary Fiber
11 g
29 g
Dietary Exchanges
2 starch
3 lean meat

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4 replies

Miminv 2011-03-06 01:33:50 -0600 Report

Thanks for another way to use black beans. I am always looking for a way to use black beans because of their great flavor.